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HLT23215 - Certificate II in Health Support Services

Put your learning into practice with CQUniversity’s Certificate II in Health Support Services. Not only with you learn how to provide effective support under supervision, but you will also undertake a clinical placement to test your skills.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

18 months in duration.

AVAILABILITY

Cairns, Gladstone, Mackay City, Mixed Mode, Rockhampton, Townsville

UNITS/CREDITS

12 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Occupational titles for these workers may include: administration support, assistant cook, clerk, cleaner, food service worker, food service assistant, domestic assistant, grounds maintenance worker, handyman, hospital assistant, housekeeping assistant, kitchen hand, laundry worker, maintenance assistant, orderly, courier (eg. pathology), porter, stores assistant, support services worker, ward assistant.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. At this level workers complete tasks under supervision involving known routines and procedures or complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must undertake work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

START TAFE NOW (STN - Mixed Mode)

Duration:

18 months in duration.

Cores
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
Electives
CHCCCS026Transport individuals
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS012Prepare and maintain beds
CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service
BSBWOR202Organise and complete daily work activities
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTAID011Provide First Aid

Start TAFE Now (STN) BDSS - Mixed Mode

2022 JanuaryCairns, Mackay City

START TAFE NOW (STN - Mixed Mode)

2022 JanuaryGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville
2022 FebruaryGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville

Students are required to complete the assessment conditions per unit of competency, which includes work placement and/or simulated assessment.  Every student is required to attend three (3) days vocational placement as scheduled by CQuniversity in conjunction with the school.

All students will need to comply with the Compulsory Pre-Placement Requirements and relevant cut off dates to be eligible for vocational placement.  

This course has no residential schools.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory to be eligible to attend a WIL placement for this course. Students will be required to provide evidence of having completed a COVID-19 vaccination schedule by the closing date prior to a WIL placement. The vaccine received must be a vaccine approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia.


Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other entry requirements for this course. All students are required to collect and complete mandatory checks as per CQUniversity policy in preparation for the compulsory vocational placement. Please make yourself familiar with the Compulsory Pre-Placement Requirements.

Occupational titles for these workers may include: administration support, assistant cook, clerk, cleaner, food service worker, food service assistant, domestic assistant, grounds maintenance worker, handyman, hospital assistant, housekeeping assistant, kitchen hand, laundry worker, maintenance assistant, orderly, courier (eg. pathology), porter, stores assistant, support services worker, ward assistant.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$3,672.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee$984.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee$324.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$306.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit$82.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$27.00 (2022)
JobTrainer$0
JobTrainer fee per unit$0

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding.

For high school students you may be eligible for the Queensland Government’s VET in Schools (VETiS) program which is fee-free. Course specific costs may be applicable, an example would be high vis clothes and safety boots for trade courses.

If you are unsure, please call us on 13 27 86.

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Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more. 

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In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation’s best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation’s most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

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